Guests on the latest installment of This Week in the Big East include Creighton head coach Greg McDermott, Butler guard Roosevelt Jones and Villanova radio analyst Whitey Rigsby.
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The hosts for This Week In The BIG EAST are John Rooke, a well-known BIG EAST play-by-play voice for 27 years and Kevin McNamara, who has covered the BIG EAST for 25 seasons at the Providence Journal and is a columnist for Basketball Times. Rooke and McNamara give a comprehensive look at the teams, coaches, players and storied tradition of the top basketball conference in America in each episode.
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SAN ANTONIO, TX – Behind 31 bench points from redshirt sophomore guard Donte DiVincenzo, Villanova captured the 2018 National Championship with a 79-62 win over Michigan at the Alamodome. Trailing 21-14 early in the first half, the… Read More »
SAN ANTONIO, TX – Villanova’s Jay Wright might have started out the tournament feeling cursed, especially as #1 seeds fell left and right. But after handling fellow #1-seed Kansas in the semi-finals, he can be confident his team is as tested as anyone ever could be ahead of their championship… Read More »
SAN ANTONIO, TX – Michigan Wolverines’ head coach John Beilein came oh so close to seeing his team head home early before a buzzer-beating three from Jordan Poole got Michigan past Houston in the second round. But after that, they’ve shot well as a team and earned a spot in… Read More »
COLUMBUS, OH – Notre Dame completed the biggest comeback in championship game history, climbing back from a 15-point deficit to defeat the Mississippi State Bulldogs 61-58 on a last-second three from Arike Ogunbowale. The Bulldogs lost their second title game in a row, while the Fighting Irish won their second… Read More »
COLUMBUS, OH – After a pair of overtime games in Friday’s Final Four, the Women’s National Championship Game is all set to go on Sunday evening. Mississippi State, after escaping past Louisville, will take on Notre Dame, who stunned UConn after Arike Ogunbowale knocked down a jumper with one second… Read More »
SAN ANTONIO, TX – After knocking down 13 three-point field goals in the first half, Villanova cruised to a 95-79 victory over Kansas to advance to Monday’s National Championship Game. Villanova’s Eric Paschall had a career day in a Wildcat uniform, scoring 24 points, as Nova led by 15 at… Read More »
SAN ANTONIO, TX – Trailing by as many as 10 in the second half, the Michigan Wolverines ended their Final Four contest against the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers on a 22-10 run to advance to the National Championship Game with a 69-57 win. Michigan’s Moritz Wagner was key in the victory as… Read More »
SAN ANTONIO, TX – Kansas head coach Bill Self certainly remembers the Alamodome well, as it last hosted the Men’s NCAA Tournament Final Four in 2008–the same year Self’s Jayhawks last cut down the nets for a national title. But in order to reach the final, Kansas will first have… Read More »